Make Google your default search engine

Instructions for Internet Explorer 9

  1. Click the Tools icon at the far right of the browser window.
  2. Select Internet options.
  3. In the General tab, find the Search section and click Settings.
  4. Select Google.
  5. Click Set as default and click Close.

Instructions for Internet Explorer 8

  1. Click the drop-down arrow on the right side of the search bar.
  2. Click Manage Search Providers.
  3. Select the Google icon and click Set as default.

Instructions for Internet Explorer 7

  1. Click the button below.
  2. Select Make this my default search provider in the confirmation box that appears, then click Add to close the box.

Instructions for Internet Explorer 6

  1. Click the Search icon.
  2. Click Change Preferences.
  3. Click Change Internet search behavior.
  4. Select Google.
  5. Click OK.

Instructions for Firefox

  1. Click the down arrow at the left of the search box.
  2. Select Google.

Instructions for Safari

  1. Click the down arrow at the left of the search box.
  2. Select Google.

Instructions for Chrome (PC)

  1. Click on the wrench icon in the upper right corner and select Settings. A new tab will open.
  2. In the Search section, select Google.

Bonus: Check Enable Instant for faster searching to turn on Instant search results.

Instructions for Chrome (Mac)

  1. Click on the wrench icon in the upper right corner and select Settings. A new tab will open.
  2. In the Search section, select Google.

Bonus: Check Enable Instant for faster searching to turn on Instant search results.

Instructions for Opera

  1. Click the down arrow at the left of the search box.
  2. Select Google.